naphthoquine   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 10396

Antimalarial Ligand
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Naphthoquine is a 4-aminoquinoline antimalarial compound.
The marketed formulations contain naphthoquine phosphate (PubChem CID 9851774).

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2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
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Hydrogen bond acceptors 3
Hydrogen bond donors 3
Rotatable bonds 5
Topological polar surface area 57.18
Molecular weight 409.19
XLogP 5.83
No. Lipinski's rules broken 1
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Canonical SMILES Clc1ccc2c(c1)nccc2Nc1cc(CNC(C)(C)C)c(c2c1CCCC2)O
Isomeric SMILES Clc1ccc2c(c1)nccc2Nc1cc(CNC(C)(C)C)c(c2c1CCCC2)O
InChI InChI=1S/C24H28ClN3O/c1-24(2,3)27-14-15-12-22(17-6-4-5-7-18(17)23(15)29)28-20-10-11-26-21-13-16(25)8-9-19(20)21/h8-13,27,29H,4-7,14H2,1-3H3,(H,26,28)
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